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Louisville Post-Surgery Complications Lawyers

Surgery always carries serious risks. Sometimes a small oversight in the operating room can lead to a long-term injury or even death for the patient. For this reason, surgeons must take meticulous care during surgery. Unfortunately, if medical professionals do not take proper precautions or adequately monitor your health in the wake of a surgery, the chance of suffering post-surgical complications rises substantially.

If you or a loved one has been a victim of medical malpractice or complications, please contact the Louisville post-surgery complications lawyers of Sampson Law Firm today. You should not be left to pay for the complications you are experiencing due to someone else’s carelessness. Contact us today at (502) 584-5050 to learn more about filing a medical malpractice complaint.

Why Do I Need a Post-Surgery Complications Lawyer for My Case?

Medical malpractice can be notoriously difficult to prove and often involves complex negotiations with insurance companies. A qualified post-surgery complications lawyer can harness their knowledge and experience to effectively communicate with the insurance companies, hospitals, and other parties involved. They will walk you through your legal options based on an assessment of your case and fight for the compensation that you need to recover and return to your life.

Proving that the complications were directly tied to the surgeon’s negligence can be difficult, but this is where a post-surgery complications lawyer can be incredibly helpful. They will need to establish that the healthcare professional violated the standard of care in managing your post-surgery symptoms and that the mismanagement directly caused the injury. To prove this, your lawyer will consult with experts to determine what a reasonable and competent person in the same situation would have done. Additionally, you will need to prove that the injury has caused significant damages for you, such as additional medical expenses, lost wages, and pain and suffering. A qualified Louisville post-surgery complications lawyer will be able to help you craft your case and prove these criteria in order to win the compensation that you need to return to a healthy life.

How Can Sampson Law Firm Help Me With My Case?

Sampson Law Firm has over 20 years of experience fighting for victims of post-surgery complications, and we bring with us the knowledge and know-how to fight for you and recover the compensation that you need to heal and return to a normal life. We understand that post-surgical complications can be traumatic, and we will draw on our knowledge and experience to work with you in your unique case.

Jeffery T. Sampson, a native of Louisville, has received numerous accolades from the Kentucky Trial Court Review, having been named one of “Kentucky’s Most Prolific Trial Lawyers.” He also boasts a “Very Good” rating on the legal services website Avvo.

Post-Surgical Complications Cases We Handle

The consequences of health care professionals’ failure to manage your post-surgical treatment can be devastating. Some of the common issues associated with negligence on the part of health care professionals include:

  • Serious infections
  • Post-operative hemorrhages
  • Bleeding or lacerations
  • Objects left in the body during surgery
  • Adverse reaction to surgical procedures/materials
  • Stroke
  • Heart Attacks
  • Pulmonary embolism deep vein thrombosis

Keep in mind that the existence of these conditions alone does not prove that the health care professional acted negligently. To prove negligence, you must show that the health care professional acted in such a way that their failure to provide the standard of care led to complications. Additionally, this failure must have directly led to the injury which caused you significant damages.

Sampson Law Firm has dealt with many of the above types of cases and more. We will bring our knowledge and experience of the medical malpractice field to handle your unique situation. With our help, you may be able to recover compensation for your medical expenses, lost wages from missing work, rehabilitative expenses, therapy costs, disability, disfigurement, and pain and suffering.

If your loved one tragically lost their life due to a preventable post-surgical complication, Sampson Law Firm can help you pursue a wrongful death claim on their behalf. Through this claim, you may be able to recover compensation for medical expenses, funeral expenses, and loss of support, among other losses.

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Post-surgical complications can cause health-related and financial consequences, and you should not be made to pay for something that was not your fault. When you’re a victim of complications following surgery due to medical malpractice, you will need a surgical errors lawyer who can fight for you and your interests to get you the compensation that you need to recover and return to a healthy life.

Like all personal injury cases, post-surgery complications cases carry a statute of limitations in Kentucky, so contacting a lawyer as soon as possible to discuss your legal options is an essential first step in recovering compensation. Contact the Louisville surgical errors lawyers of Sampson Law Firm today at (502) 584-5050, or fill out a contact form on our website to speak with a member of our team about your case.